Decision - Energy Procurement Strategy - Award of Supply Contracts

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Energy Procurement Strategy - Award of Supply Contracts

Decision Maker: Policy, Resources & Growth Committee,

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

This report seeks delegated authority to re-procure Brighton & Hove City Council’s electricity and gas supply requirements from 1 October 2020. This comprises 1,655 supplies across the Council’s corporate operational portfolio including schools, housing with communal utilities and street-lighting.

Decision:

RESOLVED: That the Committee agreed -

 

1.To grant delegated authority to the Executive Director Economy,  Environment & Culture to procure and enter into call off contracts using the Crown Commercial 261 Services framework for the Supply of Energy and Ancillary Services (RM6011) as follows:

 

(i)    a call-off contract for Half Hourly and non-Half Hourly electricity and ancillary meter management and automatic meter reading data services with a maximum term of four years; and

(ii)  a call-off contract for gas and ancillary meter management and automatic meter reading data services with a maximum term of four years

(iii)  evaluate the comparison prices between an 100% Green tariff and a Brown tariff make a decision based on the environmental as well as economic objectives of the City Council,prioritising Green energy within existing energy budgets

(iv)  evaluate the various ‘basket’ options including fixed and flexible pricing and the length of the contracts in consultation with the respective budget holders and make a decision based on the environmental as well as economic objectives of the City Council, prioritising fuel-efficient and ‘green’ options within existing energy budgets

 

2.That any future review of energy supply contracts should explore an energy procurement strategy that supports local community energy providers.

Report author: Kelvin Newman

Publication date: 16/07/2019

Date of decision: 11/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 11/07/2019 - Policy, Resources & Growth Committee

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